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Synonyms for variant
ˈvɛər i ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discrepancy, variance, variant(noun)

    an event that departs from expectations

    Synonyms:
    random variable, form, variation, division, strain, variate, chance variable, divergence, var., disagreement, variableness, variability, version, stochastic variable, discrepancy, variance, edition

    Antonyms:
    invariable, same

  2. form, variant, strain, var.(noun)

    (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

    "a new strain of microorganisms"

    Synonyms:
    course, air, figure, flesh, breed, song, frame, shape, kind, conformation, striving, sort, chassis, physical body, straining, chance variable, soma, variation, discrepancy, human body, melodic phrase, mental strain, tenor, contour, grade, cast, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, melodic line, variance, word form, version, stochastic variable, stock, configuration, class, nervous strain, variate, tune, pattern, bod, signifier, melody, edition, pains, descriptor, line, manikin, variety, strain, stress, anatomy, var., random variable, nisus, material body, manakin, build

    Antonyms:
    same, invariable

  3. random variable, variate, variant, stochastic variable, chance variable(noun)

    a variable quantity that is random

    Synonyms:
    var., discrepancy, variate, chance variable, random variable, stochastic variable, variation, version, strain, variance, form, edition

    Antonyms:
    same, invariable

  4. version, variant, variation, edition(adj)

    something a little different from others of the same type

    "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"

    Synonyms:
    random variable, form, fluctuation, strain, variate, interpretation, version, sport, interlingual rendition, stochastic variable, adaptation, var., variation, mutant, mutation, variance, chance variable, magnetic declination, magnetic variation, rendering, reading, translation, discrepancy, edition, pas seul

    Antonyms:
    invariable, same

  5. variant(adj)

    differing from a norm or standard

    "a variant spelling"

    Antonyms:
    invariable, same

  6. variant(adj)

    exhibiting variation and change

    "letters variant in size"

    Antonyms:
    same, invariable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variant

    Substances quite unlike are heterogeneous as regards each other. A heterogeneous mixture is one whose constituents are not only unlike in kind, but unevenly distributed; cement is composed of substances such as lime, sand, and clay, which are heterogeneous as regards each other, but the cement is said to be homogeneous if the different constituents are evenly mixed throughout, so that any one portion of the mixture is exactly like any other. A substance may fail of being homogeneous and yet not be heterogeneous, in which case it is said to be non-homogeneous or unhomogeneous; a bar of iron that contains flaws, air-bubbles, etc., or for any other reason is not of uniform structure and density throughout, tho no foreign substance be mixed with the iron, is said to be non-homogeneous. A miscellaneous mixture may or may not be heterogeneous; if the objects are alike in kind, but different in size, form, quality, use, etc., and without special order or relation, the collection is miscellaneous; if the objects differ in kind, such a mixture is also, and more strictly, heterogeneous; a pile of unassorted lumber is miscellaneous; the contents of a school-boy's pocket are commonly miscellaneous and might usually be termed heterogeneous as well. See COMPLEX.

    Synonyms:
    confused, conglomerate, discordant, dissimilar, heterogeneous, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, non-homogeneous, unhomogeneous, unlike, various

    Antonyms:
    alike, homogeneous, identical, like, pure, same, similar, uniform

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "variant":

    alternative, option, variation, variants, variante, alt, prion

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How to use variant in a sentence?

  1. Mark McGowan:

    We are told the guard was working on the same floor, as a positive UK variant case.

  2. Randi Weingarten:

    I'm on board with the goal, but I'm very concerned about this new variant. None of this is done in isolation.

  3. Anne Johnson:

    The new variant is important and more transmissible, but that's not the only cause of the third wave. Let's be clear.

  4. Patrick Vallance:

    When we look at severity and mortality, data for patients who are in hospital with the virus suggest the outcomes for those with the original variant look the same as the new variant, however, when looking at the data for people who have tested positive, there is an indication that the rate for the new variant is higher.

  5. Amesh Adalja:

    We’ve gotten spoiled because we’ve seen the Moderna and Pfizer numbers. I know people are going to be alarmed, but 60% efficacy against the new variant is acceptable.


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